Independent Scholarship Forms

Research Forms

Registering for Research and Independent Scholarship

All Research forms must be submitted through DocuSign. You will need to route them correctly to your Research Mentor for a signature. Instructions for students can be found here. 

Research Summaries should be written in a separate Word document and attached. Exact instructions are at the bottom of the first page of the form.

Please make sure to select the correct form. Incorrect forms will not be approved. You will not be able to edit your form once it has been submitted.

Please review the Independent Scholarship Expectations for the course you are taking before you fill out the form. The expectations can be found on the Student Forms page.

Genetics Majors


If you are registering for 3 credits of  Fall or Spring Research in Genetics 01:447:406-407 with a Department of Genetics Faculty Member please use this form. If you are unsure, check our faculty listing. For more than three credits, use the More than Three (3) Credits form

Research Form | Genetics Faculty Mentor

If you are registering for 3 credits or Fall or Spring Research in Genetics 01:447:406-407 with a Non-Genetics Faculty Member please use this form. For More than three credits, use the More than Three (3) Credits form.

Research Form | Non-Genetics Faculty Mentor

If you are registering for Honors Research 01:447:408-409  please use this form. 

Research Form | Honors Thesis

If you are registering for Independent Study 01:447:489-490, Writing Intensive Research 01:447:410, or Summer Research 01:447:406 please use this form.

Research Form | Independent Study, Writing Intensive, Summer 

If you are registering for more than three (3) credits of Research in Genetics 01:447:406-407 please use this form. For more than three credits of another type of Independent Scholarship, please use the appropriate form above.

Research Form | More than Three (3) Credits

If you are registering for Effective Communications 01:447:430, have already fulfilled your research requirement, and are not taking a research course along with it, please use this form

Research Form | Effective Communications Only

Non-Genetics Majors


If you are not a declared Genetics Major please use this form.

Research Form | Non-Major